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Male Actor for Comedy Thriller Short Film

Male Actor for Comedy Thriller Short Film

Manchester, UK
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We Go Way Back - Short Film

Short Synopsis

Rachel (quiet, uptight, strait-laced) is meeting her long forgotten friend Ruth (brash, assertive, energetic), who after finding Rachel on social media has, for the past 6 months been rather persistent in arranging a catch up with her childhood "best bud".

Rachel is nervous, having no real memories of this woman part from her name. Once she gets to Ruth flat, it's clear they have grown into two totally different individuals. However Ruth remembers everything, revealing their deeply rooted past and Rachel's forgotten passion for Animal Rights.

Maybe 'Rachel' should of stayed in.

If you wish to learn more about the project, please apply and I can send over a copy of the script.

Please check out our showreel here: (Link available on application)
And one of the shorts I wrote, shot and directed previously: (Link available on application)

All the best,
Danny Openshaw
Writer/ Director

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Filming date 25th October, which will be an evening shoot, in Manchester/ Salford.

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

Expenses paid - Fuel/ travel will be covered

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Mark (Rachel's husband, and taxi)

Must be able to drive. Ideally with their own car. (all fuel expenses will be covered). Mark is the comic relieve in the scenes he's in as he drives his wife to meet her 'friend' This is the opening scene to the film as well as another quick scene (still in the car) coming in towards the end of the film.

Male, aged 40 to 55

Applications closed 1 November 2020.

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Listing created: 1 October 2020
Applications closed: 1 November 2020
Casting #1091814
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